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MAN-E-NEWS// Custom vintage action figures from Kuri…

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Up and coming illustrator and regular October Toys forum member Krystal Lord (aka Kuri) has just revealed images of her latest project- taking on a whole host of vintage action figures and customising them in her wonderfully unique style! Featuring a mixture of standard 3.75″  Star Wars and Thundercat toys, plus a 12″ tall (1/6th) Stormtrooper, each piece has been intricately adorned with Kuri’s signature mix of dreamy colours, geometric shapes, organic cloud-like patterns and meticulous black outlining. No news as to whether these guys will ever be available to purchase, so if you’re intereted we suggest hitting Kuri up through her dedicated October Toys thread here with any enquiries.


MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko preorder from Fool’s Paradise…

Premier resin toy manufacturers Fool’s Paradise are proud to reveal that the follow up to the awesome Keikotrooper, The Darkside Keiko, will finally be up for preorder tomorrow! Standing at around 12″ tall, the meticulously hand cast and painted figure is due to come with Darth Vader-inspired oversized helmet, cape, and lightsaber. No news on edition size or pricing as of yet, but we’re guessing the stunning piece will be retailing a little over the original Keikotrooper’s price of $220 plus shipping. Head over to the Double Fools blog here tomorrow for all the details on how to secure yours…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Stompin’ Ground 1/6 scale customs from Daniel Yu…

The 2nd of 3 pieces we’ll be featuring from Singapore based artist Daniel Yu this week, the Stompin’ Ground custom set were created for a recent retrospective show for the local hardcore band of the same name. Breathtakingly realised in 1/6 scale, the fully articulated figures have been sculpted using Epoxy, each featuring an extensive hand cut wardrobe unique to each character. Unfortunately, we have no news as to whether these guys will ever be available to buy, so your best bet is to hit Daniel up through his blog here with any enquiries… Next up, Daniel’s custom Hell Lotus- the Lotus Vale!


MAN-E-NEWS// The Darkside Keiko from Fool’s Paradise…

Whilst we feverishly wait for the arrival of the original Keikotrooper here at Man-E-Towers (any day now!), Fool’s Paradise have gone and done it again with the reveal of yet another wallet sapping must-have resin… the Darkside Keiko! The perfect companion to Keiko’s recent Star Wars inspired incarnation, the Sith Lord variant is due for pre-order late November with delivery estimated for early next year- Kind of leaves us wishing we had ordered 2 Troopers to display either side! Head over to the Fool’s Paradise FB page here for up to the minute developments and be sure to keep a close eye on the Double Fools blog for pre-order details soon…


MAN-E-TOYS// The KeikoTrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…

Teased a couple of weeks back (both here and here), Fool’s Paradise proudly present the pre-order for their latest Keiko figure, the Star Wars inspired KeikoTrooper! 100% handcrafted, the exquisite resin pays a loving tribute to the Stormtrooper, featuring the signature oversized Keiko-style head, gloves, bear claw boots and back plate. Cast in two different resins for the armour and body, each part has been meticulously hand painted and joined (including magnetically connected hands!) … Priced at $199 shipped ($219 EMS), the 29cm tall figure will be made to order, with an estimated shipping date of OCT 2012. Head over to the Double Fools blog here to secure yours…


MAN-E-NEWS// The Keikotrooper resin figure from Fool’s Paradise…

Revealed here at the tail end of last month, it appears that the latest Star Wars infused Keiko from premier resin producers Fool’s Paradise is nearing completion! Due to come with an oversized FP styled Stormtrooper head, gloves, boots and accessories (check out the authentic back plate and canister!), the 12″ hand cast resin figure should be available for pre-order on the Double Fools blog soon. No news on edition size or pricing, but we’re guessing the beautiful piece will retail for around $200… Stay tuned for a full reveal soon.


MAN-E-NEWS// The 1:6 scale threeA compatible resin skulls from 13ART…

As I am sure all of our regular readers are aware, we have a certain penchant for resin skulls… so it came with great pleasure yesterday to stumble upon the breathtaking work of Taiwanese artist, 13ART aka Skull Man! Hand sculpted and cast in resin with the utmost level of detail and style, 13ART’s skulls have been created to fit perfectly within the threeA 1:6 scale universe. Available in two different designs; a fully necked variant ready for interchanging with any of threeA’s 1:6 figures (either white or black), and a stand-alone edition ready for displaying separately (in either black, white, silver or wood finish). Priced at just $44 and $23 respectively, head over to the XIII 異界 blog to secure yours now…

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